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FOX News
Oct 17, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. >> all right. now, ed henry is at the white house. ed, jay carney, peppered with questions about the glitchessed. did he provide many answers? >> reporter: he did but whether the answer are good enough for the critics of the healthcare law is another question. it was jay carney's predecessor, robert gibbs, who says louisiana week -- said last week this was a disaster in terms of the rollout, and in his words, someone should be fired. i previously asked jay carney whether that would be kathleen sebelius, the health and human services secretary. he said, no, she still has the full confidence of the president and that's why the question today by many others council asked similar questions -- wasn't just kind of accountability will there be? people called on the carpet? that was the question jay carney did not want to answer directly. he way he answered, one, you heard, they're trying to work 24/7 to knicks -- fix these glitches, and the second point that needs to be made, jay carney and others want to pointout that while there are mistakes, the broader brush and bigger picture is that w
CNN
Oct 17, 2013 1:00pm EDT
washington does business. right now white house press secretary jay carney preparing to face questions from reporters. the white house briefing scheduled to begin this hour. we'll go there live, once it starts. right now the stock market is focused on earnings reports with the immediate fiscal crisis here in washington over. we'll have a quick check of the markets and take a closer look at the economic impact of this 16-day government shutdown. >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer reporting from washington. latest fiscal crisis may be over but president obama says washington can't just go back to business as usual. the president says the partial shutdown and the threat of default hurt the u.s. economy, but country, he says, will bounce back. he says it's the politics that need to change. >> and today i want our people and our businesses and the rest of the world to know that the full faith and credit of the united states remains unquestioned. but all of my friends in congress, understand that how business is done in this town has to change. because we've all got a lot of work to do on behalf of the
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
comment. almost everyone is asking about this now. >> the administration's broader point jay carney again today they think it is more important to focus on fixing the website and getting people health insurance. what about who may have fumbled here. kathleen sebelius if you don't figure out what went wrong how are you going to figure out the issues as this law is implemented in the years and months ahead? you mentioned jeffrey zions, very significant. he will be coming back in and is now on short-term loan, he is a management expert and former ceo, how do you fix this thing and get the website going so that more people can navigate their way through it. the washington post had a article out today saying that weeks before the launch of the website there was a test down of millions of people logging on and it crashed. so i just pressed jay carney at the briefing to find out what the white house new before october 1st about this test. >> was anyone in the white house informed at that time dayi ins before the launch that this key test had failed. >> first of all, we are expecting that by the
CNN
Oct 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
saying today? >> well, what they're saying today and jay carney is going to be hit with a lot of reporters' questions because a lot of things that i guess need to be revealed at this point are items that the white house was not really willing to talk about in the last 24 hours. namely, who are these experts coming in and fixing the obama care website. up till this point, the white house, department of health and human services have not been willing to share that information and also not talking when this process of fixing the website is going to be complete. you can also expect jay carney to face more questions. he was asked about this yesterday, whether or not they would detail that insurance mandate penalty, the mandate that people buy insurance by a certain date early of next year in order to avoid that tax penalty from the irs. jay carney is going to be hit with more questions on that. that story is obviously not going anywhere, wolf. >> you know what i want to do, i want to listen to jay carney right now. he's briefing reporters. >> have experienced with the website every da
CNN
Oct 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
questions to jay carney if and when that briefing starts, wolf. >> we'll see how long it's delayed if it's delayed. we'll have live coverage here on cnn. jim, thanks very much. we're waiting for jay carney. we'll get reaction from the white house. you're looking at live pictures from the briefing room in the west wing. once he starts answering reporters' questions, we'll bring it to you live right here in the "cnn newsroom." many steps remain before it becomes law. what happens next? here are five things to look for right now. any deal passed by the senate or house has to be adopted by the other chamber without any changes. if their bills are different, the house and senate will the conference to create a unified bill. then there would be further debate procedural votes and amendments in the senate. it would need at least 60 votes to overcome any filibusters. after a unified bill has passed in both chambers, it would then go to president obama for his signature. if he likes it, he signs it. he could veto it and then the process begins all over again. just ahead here in the "newsroom," we'v
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2013 10:00am PDT
have this problem to have jay carney answer tonight. >> i think that is definitely a very good point. dave, i want to go to you. joseph took a shot at the clintons in one of those tweets. until the former secretary of state makes a decision about 2016, we know anything with her name in it is going to get extra attention. this case is no different, right? >> obviously, anything directed at hillary clinton, anyone in government probably has an opinion on hillary clinton one way or the other. it's amazing that mr. joseph got away with this for two years and it would be one thing if he was just critiquing policy, if this was on substance, if he was short of playing it as a whistle blower role in an anonymous twitter account saying these are problems with our national security policy. but you run through these tweets, and these are very personal, demeaning tweets about people's appearance, things that went on many meetings that shouldn't be known to the wider public. remember, this is a guy that was intricately involved in iran policy. this wasn't even a campaign account which, you
CNN
Oct 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
shutdown is concerned. now in day 15. you just heard jay carney say the white house likes basically what they're hearing from senate democrats and republicans but doesn't like be what they're hearing from the republican leadership in the house of representatives. looks like there's some serious problems under way right now, just 4 hours or so until this deadline is reached when the nation's debt ceiling needs to be raised. and nap navarro is a cnn political commentator who is joining us right now. you see light at the end of this tunnel over the next 48 hours, anna, or is this gloom and doom? >> you know, i don't feel it's optimistic it's going to be a quick resolution as i did yesterday. i do see some light at the end of the tunnel. i do think it is a serious proposal by boehner. i think the senate also put up a serious proposal. i'm not hearing the white house say dead on arrival. they're continuing to say we need to analyze the bill. we haven't seen the language. so it's not the flat no. we have definitely come a very long way from where we started 15, 16, 17 days ago, would ef.
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
spokesman jay carney insisted the new law is more than just a website and suggested they're not planning dramatic changes. >> we're going to run this play and get three yards and we're going to keep running and keep making progress. >> reporter: the person calling those plays, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius, huddled at the white house, to deal with the fallout. in an interview with cnn, she claimed the president was out of the loop until after the october 1st rollout. >> do you know when he first knew that there was a problem? >> well, i think it became clear fairly early on. the first couple of days -- >> not before that, though? >> no. >> reporter: carney would not explain why information about the website having problems days before the launch did not make to it the oval office. why wasn't the president told, though, was he being insulated? >> what the president made clear and he's on the record saying this, i think, well ahead of the launch is that we expected hiccups and glitches, as you would expect from the launch of any major complex website. >> re
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
accountability or the lack of it. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening. jay carney signaled no heads would wohl though there was a shakeup involving who is overseeing the repair job amid new signs that they ignored some big red flags. after white house spokesman jay carney faced a second straight day of questions about healthcare.dpov and suggested nobody would be fired over the mishaps because president obama wants the team more focused on getting people health insurance than figuring out who is to blame. >> not interested in monday morning quarterbacking. >> >> reporter: many woman used-of-fumbling the rollout health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius would not answer questions today though there are new signs that sebelius is at least being sidelined, if not benched, by the president, as jeffrey zines, someone who has served in several posts and close to the president, is being brought into hhs to oversee the fixing of the website. pressure came out over a report that the administration tested the site to see if it handle tens of thousands of customers and it cra
FOX News
Oct 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 1:00pm EDT
, once again kicking the can down the road. we have libby casey, but we'll go to jay carney talking about the deal that was just reached. >> again, applauds the leaders for the senate for coming together and working out a bipartisan solution. >> is there any concern even with this deal being made that a down grade from some of the rating agencies would be spending. >> i would refer you to the treasury for those kinds of assessments. we talk about the things that we can control which is calling on congress to quickly act on this compromise agreement and insure that the government reopens and the threat of default is removed. >> leading to additional budget talks this year once those talks are under way will the white house and president insist that revenue will be on the table? >> the president has insisted in these budget negotiations that he has been calling on all year everything has to be on the table. that will be his position going forward. what he believes is a fair approach to resolving our budget challenges is reflected in the budget he submitted. he knows even though that was a c
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
provide. bill: that was productive. jay carney yesterday. when ed henry tried to contact hhs for questions no luck there either. i guess you can ask why wasn't kathleen sebelius at the briefing. it's clear from those responses the white house is pushing this in sebelius' direction. do you see it the same way? >> absolutely, i thought jay carney's comments were revealing. at one point he basically said we don't know about any testing. i don't know if that was jay carney saying i'm ignorant of the testing but other people in the white house know about it. or the white house was so unconnected to the project that they didn't bother to ask hhs can you brief us how hour testing to make sure this is a success. if this were a success they would be pulling it into the white house to tell you what a success it is. now their's an unmitigated disaster they are trying to push it as far away as possible. bill: it's got his name on it. he's taking credit. the left is firing back. robert gibbs from this morning. >> there is no doubt in my mind that people at hhs involved in this project knew th
PBS
Oct 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
today, press secretary jay carney came out and said that the obama administration strongly disagrees with assertions that the u.s. violated international law with these drone strikes. what you have to say to that? >> the main problem is that it has provided assurances of legality without providing any proof. we are asking the obama administration to investigate these cases and explain why they occurred. why a 68-year-old grandmother was killed. why a 14-year-old boy was killed. >> your report focuses on two cases that you say were a violation of international law. can you quickly walk us through them and what specifically makes them that violation? >> a 68-year-old grandmother went out to gather vegetables in her family feel that was largely vacant. she was killed by a drone strike right before the eyes of some of her -- of her grandchildren. we could not find evidence ever any militants nearby. we did find -- the ultimate -- ultimately the u.s. government has a responsibility to provide those answers to the international community. >> in some cases you have gone through and look tha
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
negotiations, which the president has refused to engage in. and when pressed, jay carney suggested it depends on what your definition of negotiations is. >> well, it depends on what you mean by negotiating. he's been having conversations with lawmakers. what he will not do, what he has firmly made clear again and again is give the tea party its, you know, ideological agenda wish list. >> reporter: now, semantics because boehner aides say last thursday when the president met with house gop leaders at the white house, it was an administration official who suggested they would delay the medical device tax in order to get a deal to reopen the government. jay carney denied that that ever happened although that certainly sounds like a negotiation. and boehner aides today said carney was simply not telling the truth, bret. >> ed, thank you. want to bring in now chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel. mike, this is process. a lot of people get caught up in this behind the scenes, but right now john boehner is counting heads. and right now it appears he does not have the votes to get this bill
CNN
Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, we'll have live coverage of the white house press secretary jay carney reacting to all of these developments. . as we await mitch mcconnell the republican leader in the senate and harry reid the majority, the democratic leader, let's bring in a republican congressman from from louisiana, john flemming is joining us right now. congressman, thanks very much for coming in. >> hi, wolf, thank you. >> so what is your understanding? you're you're pretty plugged in over there. what is your understanding that the senate is about to announce and then the house would obviously react, as well? the state of play, if you will, on these issues of ending the government shutdown and raising the nation's debt ceiling? >> wolf, my understanding is that the senate has cut a deal that would basically provide for a short-term cr and a short-term debt ceiling increase. and then it would go to conference on the budget. the only amendment i'm aware of, and it is relative to obama care, would be to have income verification for the exchanges. we know that's going to be a disaster. people signing up, clai
CNN
Oct 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
of that. also this hour, we're waiting for jay carney, the white house press secretary briefing reporters. i suspect that could be delayed a little bit. they want to hear what the senate and house leaders have to say. at some point, the white house will weigh in. we'll see exactly when that happens. we do know the markets are weighing in. zain asher is joining us from the new york stock exchange. pretty upbeat about what's happening here in washington today, zain. >> yeah, wolf. certainly there is a strong feeling of optimism. i've been talking to traders all morning. number one, obviously they're hopeful about a deal, but aside from that, traders don't necessarily think that tonight means armageddon. they know the treasury still has a little bit of money to pay our bys, plus it's getting tax revenue, as well. even the rating agencies, including fitch who put us on notice yesterday, they've emphasized several times they do not expect the u.s. to default. no one here is questioning our ability to pay our bills. they're questioning governance. and the idea on floor is the u.s. wil
WHUT
Oct 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
house spokesperson jay carney defended the legality of the u.s. drone program. >> to the extent these reports claim u.s. has acted contrary to international law, we would strongly disagree. the administration has repeatedly emphasized the extraordinary care we take to make sure counterterrorism actions are in accordance with all laws. >> on the eve of his president with -- meet with president obama, prime minister sharif said the drone strikes violate international law and pakistan's territorial integrity. >> in the matter of the drone strikes, which have deeply disturbed and agitated our people, in my first statement to the parliament i had reiterated our strong commitment to ensuring in and to the drone attacks. more recently our political parties in the national conference had declared the use of drones is not only the continued violation of our territorial integrity, but also detrimental to our resolve and efforts at laminating terrorism from our country. [indiscernible] i would stress the need for an end to drone attacks. >> that was prime minister nawaz sharif speaking in washin
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 8:00am PDT
new reaction from the administration. white house press secretary jay carney is set to take questions this hour. daily briefing moved from noon to 12:45 eastern time. we have to wait longer. maybe we'll see more from the white house. just a short while ago house democrats got their own private briefing how things are going with the health care law. >> we're concerned about the process. we're not happy if the process doesn't work well. we're not interested in hearing about glitches. we're interested in moving forward. but for us, while the process should not be a problem, our biggest concern is with the product. we want the product to be there for many americans. jenna: some big questions there in the last hour of "happening now", republican senator lamar alexander told us how he thinks the administration should be held accountable. take a listen. >> he needs to be on the flagpole for this and somebody should be fired. if the president will not resign he should fire somebody else. we have millions of americans who are being told they have to buy insurance by december 15, have
Al Jazeera America
Oct 23, 2013 2:00pm EDT
citizens. >> interesting wording there in that statement from jay carney, alan, what do you make of it? >> reporter: well, it is interesting because these things are not thrown together. they're worded to get the message across. two words, actually four words were missing from that statement. have not, and did not. no at any point did jay carney say they haven't done this in the past. now the statement piqued our interest so we asked our white house team to get a comment on the fact that those four words were missing. and just in the last few minutes i can tell you received an e-mail from our white house correspondent. she spoke on record with the spokeswoman who said that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of chancellor merkel. beyond that i'm not in a position to comment publicly on every specific alleged intelligence activity. again the phrase being use, they are not and will not monitor. >> interesting, indeed. and the americans have had a lot of explaining to do lately on their surveillance program to the europeans. >> reporter: they believ
CNN
Oct 23, 2013 10:00am PDT
little bit smoother than what eave seen so far. we should mention jay carney is getting ready to start the press briefing any moment now. that is probably one of the questions he will be asked. but interesting to note that the insurance industry which was at really sort of at odds with president obama as he was trying to get obama care passed now they're sort of working together on the implementation of this law. so wanted to point that out, as well. >> jim acosta with the color guard behind him. we'll monitor jay carney's briefing, dip in if it gets interesting over there. house republicans meanwhile, they are forging ahead with hearings into obama care. the majority leader eric cantor says the problems go way beyond the website. he called for more transparency from the obama administration just a little while ago. >> the rollout of obama care is nothing short of a debacle. and the american people are now fearful of their health care. i mean, they're down right scared about what's going to happen with their health care next year. and all we're hearing from the administration rea
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. one on the dancing in the end zone, publicly jay carney said today at the podium that basically this is a gloat-free zone and there are no winners in this because he was saying that the american people have been damaged as the parties battled this out. but look at yesterday's briefing, and i went back and looked at the transcript. and jay carney noted that republican commentators are noting that the republican party brand has taken a hit. so if they're not going to claim victory, they're at least saying that they believe republicans have lost, and we should note that the republican senators, not democratic ones, but republicans like kelly ayotte of new hampshire today saying on the senate floor that she still wants to repeal the president's health care law, but she thinks the strategy was failed and that shutting down the government was a big mistake. that's something republicans have to work out. in terms of the december 15th deadline, here's why it's good for the president to have that december 15th deadline. he said in an interview yesterday with an l.a. tv station, he wants to mo
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
development. also jay carney. take a listen to how reporters like you were attacking him. >> it is on us, the fact that the website has not functioned as effectively as it should. the tech surge has announced by cms and hhs i would refer you to him. i don't have more information i would refer you to hhs. beyond what i just announced, i would refer you to beyond those details i would refer you to hhs. >> so they are the people best situated to answer why questions. i would address your question to hhs. i don't have that information and this is being run by hhs. i would refer you to hhs. >> that is officially called the duck. ducking the question. if you had jay carney on your show you would get the same answer. this guy keeps referring everyone to hhs. ed henry our team spent a lot of time trying to get through to hhs and get answers and hhs would not provide those answers. how many people have enrolled. not just applications not just visited the website. how many people have enrolled through the call centers. we are expected to get it in november. but we don't have it yet. i think there
CBS
Oct 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
birthday before providing more accurate prices. today, white house press secretary jay carney said the administration was not trying to mislead consumers. shfrjts we're just trying to provide basic information in an easily accessible way. >> reporter: but this man, whose company helped design california's new health care exchange web site setz that's not how shop-and-browse should work. california's web site requires people to enter their birth dates to get a real price quote. >> i think it's something that could get fixed very quickly and i have no doubt that it will get fixed quickly. >> reporter: christian said it's not that complicated to write a computer program asking for consumer's birth dates. and, scott, when asked about that today jay carney did leave the door open suggesting a change certainly is possible as software engineers continue to rework that site. >> pelley: jan, thanks very much. the white house has said that the web site crashed because the program is so popular. but last night the secretary of health and human services offered an additional explanation to cnn's s
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 8:00am PDT
staff writer for the weekly standard taking a look at all of this. we heard in that report jay carney, a white house spokesman saying the best minds are being applied to repair the damage. why weren't they called in and the first place to get this thing launched? >> there are a lot of unanswered questions. the ministration had three and half years since this law was passed. it is not suffering from just simply a few glitches or a few kings, the website is broken. it is three weeks of the website was supposed to go live. a few hundred people crashing the website days before it went live. they have been saying it has been overwhelming demand, crushing volume of interest and websites taken down. we know it is not millions or even hundreds of thousands, it is a few hundred people crashed website days before. the ministration decided to go ahead anyway. the big question is why. jon: they wanted to build a website allowing 50-60,000 people at a time to get on and enroll. they did this demo. and a few hundred people crashed it. >> into the prescription drug program the kind of volume they shoul
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2013 11:00am EDT
obviously it appears they were waiting for these 4 statements that you aired. we are told that jay carney will address the bipartisan compromise at the top of his briefing, the white house has been behind this senate effort from the get o as house republicans continue to fight for changing obamacarry as part of any legislation to reopen the government. look for jay carney to have an endorsement of the deal on the floor of the senate moments ago. dennis: thanks very much. cheryl: let's bring in phil flynn. what we are seeing in particular on the bond side of the trading and commodities of all this. >> it looks like they are worried about this deal when training for another deal with the months away. you would think golddmight continue the sell-off, a pop up in the gold, and in the bond market, to start to move, in the bonds and 10 years so we are starting to see that start to come down a little bit. reaction on the floor lot of traders are tired of this. and we are not driving to these% higher levels. perhaps they want to wait to see the details of the deal, how long this is going to go and a l
FOX News
Oct 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT
week, reporters at the white house grilled jay carney about when the president knew about this. so hard news, again, i'm with you, no problem. but i do think that the so-called mainstream media, they went easy on president obama and chuck hagel at the defense department. if george bush were president when this screwup happened and donald rumsfeld were secretary of defense, they would have been hammered. bush would have been portrayed as a homeless dunce and rumsfeld as a bloodless technokrat. now, the blame hasn't been put on the president, even though you correctly said he could have signed an executive order. nor on hagel, god knows where he was during this whole thing, it's being blamed, where blame is assessed, it's being blamed on the shutdown. we all know what that means. the shutdown is the republican small. that's how the people are seeing it, doi think the president and the secretary of defense -- they got off kind of easy on the cover. >> i think you're right on that. particularly the president. nobody knows who chuck hagel is, you can say chuck hagel -- they don't know who he
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the government back open, getting the debt ceiling raised, jay carney insisted today this is a gloat-free zone at the white house. take a listen. >> the american people have paid a price for this. and nobody who is sent here to washington by the american people can call themselves a winner if the american people have paid a price for what's happened. >> but, republican senator cailee ayacht was on the senate floor a short time ago republicans their strategy failed. it was a bad idea to close down the government. she says she still opposes the president's healthcare law but it was a bad tactic and she said in her words she hopes republicans have learned from. this it's pretty clear the president won this battle. i think the broader question is can he win the war? he has got three more years in office and base on how messy this was, what are the possibilities of him getting immigration reform, getting the rest of his healthcare law implemented. he has a lot of big problems that were kicked down the road. the can kicked down the road in this deal, shep. >> they just keep kicking it one
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2013 1:00pm EDT
secretary jay carney addressing a barrage of questions on all of the health care website technical glitches. secretary kathleen sebelius will also have to answer questions about the rocky rollout. she's expected to testify before congress next wednesday. joining me now is congressman henry waxman of california. he's the ranking member of the house committee on energy and commerce which will hold those hearings on the health care rollout. thanks so much for joining me this afternoon, congressman. >> pleased to be with you. >> before we get to health care and the upcoming hearings, i want to ask a quick question about the jobs report that came out today. we sort of got a mixed bag. we heard jason tell reporters in the white house briefing room today that he thinks the shutdown, government shutdown is going to have a real impact on jobs reports moving forward. do you think that's accurate, congressman? >> i think it's correct. a lot of people have been very concerned about whether they are going to have enough money to pay their bills while they face the government shutdown, whether t
FOX News
Oct 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
interesting in washington in the last 24 to 48 hours. jay carney won't tell the press corps when the white house knew that had hadn't been beta tested. won't give out much information. keeps saying talk to hhs secretary sebelius or hhs. your thoughts? >> i thought it was a spectacular press briefing by jay carney. we had some frank admissions. they never expected the volume that they got on the web site. really, okay. so, thank you for now stating the obvious. they should have expected the volume and they obviously had a lot of bugs because between the first weaning and the second week there is apparently an 88% decline in the volume which i have talked to some computer experts say indicates to them particularly since the white house and since the administration took the web site down for a period of time that there was problems in the code that were causing in essence when you logged on and you filled out an application there was some part of the software that caused the system to ping itself to create a quote unique visitor when there was no unique visitor there. i loved it he said i'm n
CNBC
Oct 16, 2013 1:00pm EDT
be big to the end of the day, big into tomorrow. listen to jay carney. >> removed and that the continuing harm that these two situations have caused to our economy can stop. >> the president has said from the beginning he would not negotiate on this. now that it looks like there is a deal, do you feel like he fulfilled that pledge? >> what the president made clear was his position that he would not allow a situation to develop where he paid ransom to any party in congress that was trying to extract unilateral political concessions in return for congress fulfilling its fundamental responsibilities. and he believes that's the right position for him to take, that it was the right position, it is the right position and the right position for presidents of the future to take because our economy is extremely dependent on the faith and credit that is invested in it by investors around the world. in other words, there is a real even if intangible value to the safeness of investing in the united states. as we've discussed many times over the past days and weeks, threatening that, you kn
FOX Business
Oct 21, 2013 10:00pm EDT
which republicans have been calling for. jay carney says people who don't have access to health insurance presumably because of sign-up problems won't have to pay a fine for not having that insurance next year. lou: thank you. we'll just we will just have to wait to see tomorrow how many pinocchio's "the washington post" has ready. the president taking no responsibility for the troubles of health care.gov and neither is his health and human services secretary. despite statistics showing interest in obamacare well below the administrations expectations. jim angle has our report. >> even as president obama for the website needs a makeover, 19 million people were posted to be able to logon according to the president. some 500,000 filled out applications, many in state-run exchanges and about half in the federal administrations run by them. >> 250,000 were able to set up accounts and that's about 1% of the people that try to get on the website that i've been able to set up accounts. reporter: even that number is not actually due to buying insurance. >> they are telling in the variou
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2013 1:00am EDT
interest for the coverage that the exchanges offer. but jay carney and others signaled that obviously everyone is watching this. no one wants to disadvantage people. what we shouldn't do is allow it to become fodder for people who want to gut it from the beginning. >> unbelievable to hear the crocodile tears, people can't get health care fast enough when they have done everything they can to make sure they can't get it at all. >> let's listen to what mitch mcconnell said this weekend. >> even if you were lucky enough, bob, to get on to sign up you are going to find fewer choices and higher premiums. >> ezra klein, fewer choices, higher premiums. the mantra. of the republicans. >> an interesting important change. the republican, actual argument about the affordable care act, the problems they're having are not good ones for republicans right? not a great problem to have that your website is broken. because the answer is you should fedex your website and go on about your business. that is the problem republicans need the affordable care act to have. premiums have shot up. choi
FOX Business
Oct 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
lead and added a touch with everyday americans. white house press secretary jay carney today praised his work in the private sector without mentioning the name by name in delivering what sounded a lot like a direct slap at sibelius is ability or inability to manage the obamacare rollout. >> those of you know he is an expert in the field of effective management. tapping his experience and expertise as they address the challenges that have come up with the administration of the website. as you know, jeff has led some of the company's top management firms providing top sector companies with best practices and management strategy and operations. lou: you can almost hear the obama bus backing over sibelius. carney dodged a question about the white house attempt to sideline her. but he did refer almost every question asked about obamacare to the health and human services department. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry is at the white house tonight with our report. >> at the white house, spokesman jay carney faced a second straight day of tough questions about the healthcare.g
FOX News
Oct 23, 2013 1:00pm PDT
problems. that raises questions about whether that account is true. jay carney said that was true. and then the second question, why wasn't the president informed earlier? he's been heavily involved in making sure his signature achievement gets implemented in a proper way. here's jay carney. >> why wasn't the president told -- his signature achievement. was he insulated? >> what the president made clear. and he said this well ahead of the launch. we expected hickups and glitches like from any major complex website. >> reporter: they're not directly addressing why he wasn't informed. insulatining him. there's more pressure from democrats, the senator from new hampshire said you should delay the deadline for enroll ment in march. extend it beyond then. it's going to be hard to enroll. more democrats, not just republicans, pressuring the president, they might have to make bigger changes. >> we're getting word as you're speaking that the white house, they're having a meeting to grapple with the direct enrollment process. easier said than done. thank you very, very much. if the president di
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 10:00am PDT
get a shot. jay carney with a hint of optanism. welcome to hq. i am bill hemmer. >> good to see you. martha mccowan in for alisyn camerota. it could go to tomorrow before we get a house vote. what ultimately is accomplished. they talk about the full faith and credit. of the united states of america. have we done anything in a better position. we are here in another five machines. nrepublican congressman peter king is in new york. good day to you. >> how are you? >> talk about whether or not you are satisfied with this, are you? >> bill, i am. i was against the shutdown from the start. i said back in september it was a terrible mistake and we should have kept the government open and negotiated on the debt ceiling. once the government was shut down that became a issue. >> what about obama care? you all seem to loathe it yet it remains intact? >> i said that all along you cannot defund obama care. what karl rove and charles kra thammer was saying. we can elect more republicans and a republican president and taking targeted shots at obama care. but the whole thought of defunding it made
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
was mad at is i wasn't getting called on and jay carney was clearly ignoring me for some 40 minutes. but the real story is that at about 1:00 p.m., he was supposed to be briefing on friday and he pushed it back several types because, look, the negotiations were going on, that's fine, it happens. it was not until about 4:00 p.m. that it was happening. i was walking out because after 40 minutes of not being called on, i had people telling me i had to get out of on the north lawn to do a hit for "the five." if the bloggers who are attacking me would look they would see i came out and talked to you guys. i was also trying to finish my script for 6:00. otherwise, i would have had brett mad at me and the executive producer. >> i heard the rumor was you had to to the little boy's room and you were embarrassed. >> not true. shockingly, something you said is false. >> ed, it didn't look like you were storming out. that's smart though. we're happy to be your alibi. >> jay carney can be mad at me, i do not want "the five" mad at me. >> bob, you have been following these behind the scenes negot
FOX News
Oct 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT
? >> no. this is the second segment. >> oh, i was going to say. >> can you just explain why jay carney gets a legitimate question from james rozen and walks out? >> i have no idea, nor do i care. >> how about it? >> i have to say, having been there, i think that jay carney is doing the best that he can for his boss. i think at the end when he says "we're done here," that might have been a line that i would have used. however, i do think it's a legitimate question. it will continue to be an issue for them going forward. they got a break though from -- on capitol hill. the last three weeks we've been talking about the shutdown. that meant that everybody stopped talking about the irs scandal, benghazi, syria, and the host of other things that at administration was dealing with and now they don't have to anymore. >> this is another example of what fox news avoidance syndrome. any story that is championed or of interest to the fox news audience is immediately denigrated. and we don't really -- it doesn't really matter -- >> i'm sorry, finish. >> i'm done. >> do you know any conservative outlets
FOX News
Oct 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
republicans have been calling for. jay carney says people who don't have access to health insurance because of website problems won't have to pay a fine for not having that insurance next year. >> more on this with the panel, thank you. we heard the numbers. what do they mean? correspondent jim angle does the math tonight. >> reporter: even as president obama conceded the website needs a makeover, he boasted that more than 19 million people have been able to log on. of those, officials say some 500,000 filled out applications, many. in the state-run exchanges, about half in the federal exchanges run by the administration. >> 250,000 were able to set up accounts. that's 1% of the people who have tried to get on that website have been able to set up accounts. >> reporter: even that number is just those filling out an application, not actually buying insurance. >> in the various companies that we should expect to be getting hundreds of thousands of enrollees, they are goes geting dozens or a few hundred. so the number of people getting through the gauntlet to actually buy insurance is a very t
Al Jazeera America
Oct 23, 2013 4:00pm EDT
chancellor making those charges that you just outlined. today jay carney was asked about it. this was his response. >> i can tell thought president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. the united states greatly values our close cooperation with germany on a broad range of shared security challenges. the president said that we ensure th the balance of the protection of our nation and our allies and the privacy, and the goal of protecting the security of both countries and of our partners. >> reporter: and tony, it's really an decision of how serious the white house takes this. this call was taken from angela merkel to president obama. they spokespersonly by phone one-on-one. and if you pars that statement very carefully, and identical written statement was put out by the white house. jay carney said the united states is not and will not spy on the communications from angelcommunications from angle m angela merkel, we asked for clarification, and they wouldn't go any further. >> today's allegations, as
FOX News
Oct 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
? >> divided, true. look, jay carney was pressed on wasn't the president scolding the republicans and jay carney said if it was a scolding, it was nothing compared to the scolding republicans have turn on themselves. you hear john mccain and other senators saying is in was a failed strategy. what the supporters of the strategy are saying, mike lee, ted cruz, they're basically say they got the nation's attention, they've been building support among conservatives to turn around the healthcare law and they're not going to give up now. >> this is a fight that's going to continue. when a publication like the chicago tribune, the president's home town newspaper, has come out and said that, like us, they believe that we should have a one-year time-out on obamacare. you know something is wrong. >> the problem with the push is that the president is not going to fund the law. where they may finally find some compromise, the president is probably willing to delay a year or two the medical device tax within the health care, but major overhaul, he's not giving in on. >> the rollout of the mechanis
FOX News
Oct 17, 2013 3:00pm PDT
: dismissing questions about the press release as partisan white house press secretary jay carney suggested someone other than the commander-in-chief should be held to account for any issues with readiness. >> when it comes to military positions its assets again that's a question best answered by the department of defense and by commanders. but you get no argument here from the suggestion that there was not adequate security there. >> reporter: accordingly investigators now say they want to hear from the defense secretary at the time, leon panetta to see what he recalls about the pre-9/11 sessions on readiness. fox news attempted to ask panetta on it but the moderator wouldn't permit it and panetta's office didn't respond to our request to discuss it off camera. at the white house carney waved off a question about evidence related to the. september 10th press release. >> will you make those documents available? >> james, i think we're done here. thanks. >> because its jurisdiction is limited they can't subpoena white house documents. but they are work in tandem with other house committees w
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